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. this is from our traffic camera along 880 in oakland. traffic is moving a little slowly tonight but it is indeed moving. moving to the south, this is the 280 interchange in san jose. it looks like traffic is pretty light there. bill martin has been tracking this latest system for us, and bill, you said this rain may linger on into the evening? >> it's going to linger, heather. like we were talking about earlier, it hasn't rained in a few weeks and the roads get a little wet. this is not a big storm, but the roads get very slick. it draws the residues to the surface and you get slick roadways. the heaviest rain has been in the north bay. there's santa rosa right now. you can see the darker greens? obviously, that's the heavier rain, just north of napa. but basically the heavier rains are widely spread. we're seeing light, scattered sprinkles throughout the area. it's sort of the same light green. you just saw patti up there by berkeley. this is a light, low-grade rainfall that's going to continue as we go into the evening hours. there will be an opportunity -- i'll back it out a
again. outside right now 40s to low 50s. 55 in oakland. 48 in napa. the sun sets in a few minutes and our temperatures will tumble again. tomorrow morning, we do have a frost advisory for the bay side communities, outside of san francisco, redwood city, fremont, hayward, oakland. notice the purple, inland areas, north bay, east bay, south bay, dipping into the 20s. a freeze warning is expected for you. this is going to happen tomorrow morning. he is a peak at the handful of numbers i am expecting. petaluma has felt the chilliest temperatures. 40 for san francisco. 28 in walnut creak. when i return what you can expect for tomorrow and a time line of when i expect we will thaw out and when we will warm up. >>> the cold snap continues. citrus growers are going out out to protect their crops. they invested $11 million to protect their crops. many say it is necessary to do so. they generate $2 billion a year. efforts to use water and wind machines has paid off. in december of 2011 a deep freeze cost them half a billion dollars to protect the crops. >>> it will be a cold night for some
will it be for the final hours of 2012 coming up. >>> 131. that is how many people were killed in oakland this year, including a 15-year-old girl. 346 patty lee -- ktvu's patty lee tells us police think the shooter wasn't old enough to drive yet. >> reporter: not old enough to drive but old enough to carry a gun and shoot someone his own age. >> collection of toys serves as a memorial for the 15-year-old girl shot to death sunday afternoon. also hit the girl's friend a14- year-old boy who ran to safety. >> he was real scared. >> reporter: this resident said the boy ran a city block to get away. >> right here is where the bullet went in. we sat him down, me and other people, and put a towel around his league. >> reporter: police are still interviewing him as well as other witnesses about the 131 homicide, one of 12 involving children. >> very, very discouraging and embarrassing to the city and myself as a police chief. >> reporter: he renewed his call to the community to help identify the suspect. a boy, 13-15 years old. the suspect and his victims knew each other. the fact this wasn't a random crim
incident in which an oakland police officer was shot and wounded in one week. oakland police plan to hold a news conference tomorrow to discuss the shootings. >> one person was injured in a car ash this morning. two cars collided at 2:00 a.m. one person was ejected and seriously injured. police are still looking into what caused the crash. both drivers were going the speed limit and drugs and alcohol are not a factor. >>> driver who authorities say was evading sheriff's deputies crashed last night while going the wrong way on interstate 80. they tried to flag the driver down but the driver took off. he went north on the southbound lanes and crashed into another vehicle. two were taken to the hospital. the driver ran from the scene and still hasn't been caught. >>> firefighters put out a one alarm fire this morning. it was called in at 5:40 a.m. add at the lehigh southwest cement plant. it took crews two hours to bring the fire under control. nobody was hurt. this is the same lehigh southwest cement plant where an employee shot and killed two co- workers. >>> police have released new surve
but policing expert. 2013 has been a dangerous year so far. >> oakland has a crisis. we have to take immediate action to assure our citizens we're beefing up our police department. >> reporter: the city is looking to implement numerous changes to cut down on the crime. and starting a new police academy class. but the most controversial move involving bringing in former los angeles police chief william bratton. >> i think they're doing it as much as of a pr move as anything else. >> reporter: bratton is viewed as an over zealous police leader. >> they try these practices like gang injunctions, like curfews and oakland residents reject them. >> reporter: after 126 homicides last year and a dwindling force, bratton's expertise is needed. >> i think he's a wonderful leader in law enforcement. i look guard to working with him. i don't expect any of the controversy that is surrounding him to be an issue for us. >> reporter: if you ask new city council member noel it appears city leaders are ready to approve the $250,000 contract for his services. >> that's governments primary respo
to be a lot of fun. >>> oakland mayor jean quan voice her support today for her police chief's controversial decision to solicit advice from bill bratton, former chief for both los angeles and new york city police departments and he supports so-called stop and frisk policies which some argue amount to racial profiling. today mayor quan sent an open letter to the city council which says in part, "we've been hearing worries bratton's past policies could be used in oakland in a way that contributes to racial profiling. racial profiling will not be tolerated in the oakland police department, period." oakland police chief howard jordan wants to pay bratton $250,000 to try to help solve the city's problem with violent crime. >>> the driver of a 30-foot big rig is recovering from moderate injuries tonight after an accident left his truck upside down in a ditch in petaluma this morning. the accident stopped traffic shortly after 9:00 on old adobe road near green stream farm. no other vehicles were involved and the cause is under investigation. the truck is registered to a paving company called north
the shooting of man in oakland today. it happened around 2:30 this afternoon in the 2300 block of east 17 east street. when police arrived they found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds outside a row of houses. the victim was conscious when he was taken to the hospital. so far investigators have no suspects and no motive in this shooting. >>> a sweep led by oakland police netted several well known gang members and high powered weapons. paul chambers is here why they have bad feelings about those wanted. >> reporter: the people that officers went after today are the ones that commit most of the crimes. oakland police assisted by s.w.a.t. team searched by air and on the ground. rounding up some of the most dangerous criminals in the bay area. police say they are among the 1% of the population that commit 90% of the violent crimes in oakland. >> we are going to use every effort, every legal means to bring your to justice and to end the violence. >> reporter: as part of today's operation seize fire, officers serve six warrants four in oakland and one each in el sebrante. however neighbors
seminary avenue near oakland as the alameda county s.w.a.t. team moved in to relieve police. police had been out here all night searching for a man related to an officer involved shooting. >> we're going to be out here until we have searched every last building. >> reporter: that meant combing through dozens of homes. a total of five men were in custody, two were arrested for parol violations another three were detained. >> we do believe that they had some type of connection when that shooting occurred. >> reporter: the officer was shot near an apartment building on 17th and seminary. he was working undercover investigating a shooting that had happened saturday night. >> reporter: the officer was confronted by a number of men. residents had limited access to home in the area. and frustration grew. >> and we're stuck. we've been here since 9:00 last night. >> reporter: other residents said they appreciated the police presence. >> i really feel it's a good thing in sense that police are make ago statement as far as we definitely want our community back. >>> now some residents in the area
this plan on how to combat crime in oakland. part of the plan talks about binging a controversial figure to implement changes. >> reporter: leaders say oakland is in need of a local state of emergency. >> i am afraid as a parent, citizen and elected official. >> reporter: on any given night there are only 40 police officers working to protect the city of 400,000. >> reporter: last night the committee recommended a contract to pay $250,000 to help battle crime but stopped short of saying if willian bratton will lead the charge. >> did reserve the right to have further discussion of who the subcontractors can be. >> reporter: next week the counsel will decide on the contract and his possible future in oakland. if approved he would serve as one of three consultants. >> it would be for the chief to decide which recommendation to take and for the counsel and mayor to decide what policies to pass. >> reporter: things need to happen fast. at the end of the month the contract with chp is set to expire. they are asking the governor to allow the officers to stay a little longer. the mayor is in wa
point conception, leaving us with clear skies. winds kicked up aijts some areas today. right now oakland reporting 9 miles per hour, 17 in mountain view, 7 in livermore. it will be the calming of these winds that will help to us actually cool off in the overnight hours. 53 degrees still in santa rose 15. so relatively pleasant outside your door. 53 in oakland, 47 fairfield, cooling off in antioch as well, 47 for you. low 50s in areas right around san jose. so patchy frost as well as freezing temperatures if you are just joining us at the top of the hour, we have a freeze warning to the north bay, the valley, as well as the hills below 1,000 feet. for the bay area as well as santa clara valley for tomorrow morning we have a frost advise real. that means widespread 30s. mid to upper 20s for parts of the north bay valley locations. 31 is expected in concord tomorrow. 29 for santa rose 15. low 40s in san francisco. san francisco not part of the advisory. 35 in mountainview. 34 in san jose. 31 degrees expected in morgan hill. the advisory will last until tomorrow morning, about 9:00 or so. we
was hired by the victim. she passed information about his mansion along to people associated with a oakland gang. this new twist could change the case. >> going to be very skeptical that gang members came from the bay area and made their way into a mansion without some type of inside information. >> she could be charged with murder along with the other defendants. >>> the flu season has just hit a milestone in the bay area. officials reported the first death in our area due to flu and the fifth this season in california. health and science editor john fowler is live with a shortage of flu vaccine. john? >> reporter: that's right. doctors warn this is just the first of what promises to be a deadly flu season. one death, expect more. >> with the peek of flu a month -- peak of flu a month away. >> a 98-year-old woman that had chronic illnesses. >> reporter: she said she died a week ago. although the state does not report flu deaths in those over 65. we found a myth keeping some from getting the flu vaccine. >> i am scared because it gets you sick. >> reporter: but they are swamped with demand
. these temperatures will last for a few hours. so that is where you get the stronger freezing. frost in oakland, hayward, redwood city. that could be hard on the plants. tomorrow morning, 30s. lots of 30s. these are 32, 33 degrees. oakland, temperatures, you know, low 30s. that is chilly. during the day. look what happens. 50s. we barely get out of the 40s. just chillier weather. not looking for rain. showers down the road. right now it is about the temperature drop. as we get the cool air tomorrow morning will be one of the cooler mornings. 20s and 30s. up north, north bay, 25, 26 degrees. morgan hill, 29. it will be cold. icy on the roads. when i come back, the latest computer model, rain, things warming up and the five-day forecast with your bay area weekend in view. >>> ray of home. a big project that is taking shape that could revitalize a neighborhood. >> and super bowl host, why sclera will have to -- santa clara will have to think twice before they make a bid. well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky
francisco. >>> a fire in oakland forced dozens of residence in a senior care facility out of their home. it took crews about an hour to put the fire out and no one was injured. the fire did minor damage to the facility and no word on what caused the blaze. >>> another fire in east oakland in a cargo container. coming from 98th avenue and gold street at about 6:00 a.m. this morning. the cause of this fire is under investigation. >>> uc davis police arrested a researcher who was injured in a campus explosion after suspicion of possessing an explosive device and posessing fire arms on campus. >>> an independent review find the use of pepper spray during a protest was unacceptable. an officer sprayed the crowd three times and the report says williams used the pepper spray to break up the crowd, which is against the college's policy. whatever you're in the mood for, sizzler's endless salad bar has over 50 delicious choices. soups, salads, appetizers, and more starting at $8.99 for lunch. sizzler. where fresh is fun. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the sam
and tourism. >>> felon sentenced today in connection with a shooting and sexual assault at the occupy oakland encampment. he agreed to a plea deal, he pleaded no contest to four felonies. being an accessory to a shooting near the occupy oakland encampment in 2000 and being involved in a sexual assault 5 days later. >>> mayor ed lee was asked about how he felt about oakland's decision to hire william bratton. mayor ed lee said he is surprised he is talking about the police procedures he will suggest for oakland. >> i was surprised that former chief bratton talked about it. but i think she doing the same thing i did. thinking outloud about the things that -- outlet loud about the things that out to be -- out loud about the things that ought to be considered. >> he is working to reduce violence in detroit. >>> most of us are try -- dry right now. our chief meteorologist bill martin is tracking the system and which parts of the bay area will get wet. >> showers falling in the valley today and east bay valleys. but most of us have seen nothing. you can see the system. here it is down here. spinnin
that the man was located this morning at an oakland hospital. police say walter wakumski is at the medical center. he appeared to be having a medical episode and they called an ambulance and transport transported hypttoll hospital. >> it's a wet start to the morning, but looks like the rain clouds have left the area. let's check in with ktvu chief meteorologist mark tamayo. >> reporter: hi ken we picked up a if you punth of an inch up to .5" of rain. still some mostly cloudy observations, but there is a live doppler sweep showing the dry weather pattern. the rainfall is focused to the south, down towards southern california, santa barbara and los angeles. as far as rainfall totals you will see santa rosa picked up for the weekend .44". san francisco .34". he'll just over .25" and concord at .23". a look at current numbers out there. it's pretty cold and some 40s out towards fairfield, and antioch. a dry weather apparenting and warming one as well for monday into tuesday. but still some lingering clouds to start out your monday with part to mostly cloudy skies. i am tracking a major coolin
howard jordan vowed to catch people who shot an 8-year-old girl in oakland yesterday. we brought you this story as breaking news at 5. the shooting happened at a relatives home. ktvu spoke with the girl's father. she is in good spirits. the bullet went through her leg. the family is from sacramento and plans to leave oakland as soon as the girl is able. the chief is vowing action. >> we will catch the shooter and we are coming after you with all resources possible. >> police have not released any suspect information at this point. they say it appears to be a gang related drive by shooting. >> san jose police announced the arrest of three men wanted in a series of violent robberies. investigators say james pammerson, miguel marez and ezra santana are behind robberies in san jose. in that incident a 73-year-old man and a 76-year-old woman were both tied up and left in a room while robbers stole their belongings and their two cars. police say the suspects were also involved in another robbery during which a victim was stabbed as well as two other violent incidents. >> the two additi
. >> and it's not just a feel good thing, the three effects mentoring has on children and how oakland is honoring the adults who form those partnerships. >>> something every parent may want to know. how to raise your child's iq. >> knowing how to raise my child's i q by seven points, sure. >> and the surprising proposal from one bay area city. >> plus -- >> a lot of 49ers gear floating around these days but can you tell the real licensed merchandise from the fake? >> what to look out for when buying your 49er gear. tonight on ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00. >>> the world's largest fast food chain is apologizing for the length of its sandwiches. today subway issued an apology after a photo appeared online showing the subway measuring only 11-inches. subway says it's doubling measures to create consistency. >>> the city of oakland today honored citizens as heros. mayor quan recognized court advocates for juniors. it's especially important for at risk youth, she says. >> i've always defined that as the kids who are in foster care, the kids who the oakland police have contact with each year
. seattlelost its former nba basketball team to oklahoma city in 2008. >> the oakland museum of california targeted twice by a burglar. why police believe the same man is responsible. >> and back here in just ten minutes, we have more sprinkles in the forecast and a freeze warning going into effect. details coming up. [ male announcer ] the career landscape of america is changing. new jobs are here, and by 2025, we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online or both. learn more at devry.edu. and let nothing stand in your way. learn more at devry.edu. meningococcal meningitis, a rare but serious disease. health officials recommend vaccination. go to voicesofmeningitis.org. lesbian. >> the oakland museum of california today offered a reward for the return o' of a valuable item that was stolen earlier
weather will be coming to an end. a look at the highs today. mid-60 in oakland. 60s redwood city. mid-60s san jose. hopefully you had the day off, had a chance to get out. ridge of high pressure breaking down. few days ago we were watching this system on the back side over here. last 12 hours. that is the loop on the system. you can see it nudging closer to the coast. wednesday morning cloudy, cool and rain. wednesday morning, sprinkles here. it will favor the north bay. 9:00 p.m., close to the golden gate. through the afternoon it doesn't go further than that. mostly cloudy everywhere. drizzle. sprinkles over the south bay. it will be the north bay that gets the brunt of this. wednesday night into thursday drying out. thursday and friday look dry. tonight, cold once again. high clouds in the forecast. humidity inching up. patchy fog and frost a possibility tomorrow morning. by the afternoon, increase in the clouds. and slightly cooler afternoon expected as well. over night lows, tomorrow morning, fair skies. patchy, valley fog. 28 expected santa rosa. 30s around the peninsula. 43 san fra
with gasoline then setting her on fire. police arrested 22-year-old dexter oliver at an oakland motel last night. oliver's boyfriend star lamra remained at the burn unit in st. francis hospital in critical condition. >>> antioch police are searching for four men. police say the suspects were all in their 20s that they rushed into the shell station on loan treeway about 3:30 this morning. what they were after was beer and you can see some of the broken bodless there in the parking lot. the clerk tried to stop them and that's when the four men beat him up. police say the men didn't take any money, they only made off with the beer. >>> we told you yesterday here at 5:00 how the fbi is taking over the search of remains of victims of the speed killers. and today ken pritchett is live with why the fbi may be taking over that case. >> reporter: early last year shermantine threw out this map and pointed at this area. where the fbi is digging right now is not in that exact same location but they say it may not matter. it was not expected that the fbi would find anything today it could take weeks to hit b
are popping up around oakland on power poles. why is pg&e saying they all have to be removed? at ikea, we don't just design furniture. we design good mornings. little experiments. big ideas. brighter ways. and better tomorrows you can take home today. imagine if everyday was just a little bit better for everyone. >>> a band of magical gnomes is popping up all over oakland and bringing smiles to a lot of people but because of where they are found, pg&e says they have to go. >> doing not any harm, they should stay. >> the gnomes started showing up a year ago around the neighborhood. they are hand painted on blocks and many are screwed on to power poles. pg&e said they will come up with a plan to keep the gnomes just not on the power poles. pg&e is concerned they will inspire people to place other things on the poles that could compromise the equipment. despite the special for damage some folks we talk to say they really like them. >> i love the gnomes. i think they are super cute. i don't see anything wrong with them being there. i love the fact that someone hand painted them, took the time, dr
. >>> oakland police are looking for two bank robbers who were caught on camera. the man here on the left held up a bank of the west on the afternoon of december 10. and police believe the woman in the picture on the right of your screen was his accomplice. there is a $2,500 reward for information that leads to an arrest. >>> the chp issued its second silver alert. investigators are looking for 67-year-old rafael -- raymond smith. he suffered a stroke, partially paralyzed and depressed. he left his home sunday morning. smith is a white man about 6 feet tall, 155 pounds, blue skies and straight shoulder -- blue eyes eyes and straight shoulder length hair. police found this man, robert grappi, he was discovered by police. investigators say he shown signs of dimension and left his home monday without medication. >> at that point we thought it reached the level of contacting chp to have a silver alert issued. >> silver alerts are not for every missing senior. the person must be in danger or must be in the presence of a dangerous person. long an amber alert a silver alert will not be flashed on sig
-- the air sinks. nothing happens. no clouds. 63 in oakland. 61 conquered. warm today, warm today. i will see you back here at 5:45 p.m. >> news chopper 2 over head as crews rush to save a woman and her dog, both stuck on a cliff in san francisco. >> the new attraction geared towards thrill seekers at a south bay amusement park. >>> tense moments on a cliff in san francisco. this is video from news chopper 2. what you are looking at is a san francisco firefighter rescuing a large dog. they were pulled up the cliff with a rope. it began after 4:00 p.m. after the dog went over the cliff and a woman went over after it. the woman fell 50 feet to the vehicle and the dog was pulled up the cliff with a special harness. >>> berkeley is moving forward with a plan to make the downtown area more pedestrian friendly. they approved a improvement plan, they did so last night, to create more parks and street scapes. center street would be closed to car traffic. several other downtown streets would have wider sidewalks, more landscaping and new bike lanes. >>> thrill seekers get ready. we got a peek at the n
. right now, not that much. 51 livermore. 54 oakland. not a warm afternoon out there and temperatures will be warmer tomorrow. cloud forecast, 1:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, right? you see fog. dense fog advisory. parts of the bay area tomorrow. dense fog this morning. showing up there. look how it fills in here, 7:00 a.m., tuesday morning, a lot in the valley, down in the south bay, east bay. be prepared for more fog. temperatures in the afternoon will warm up. things clear out. that is 4:00 p.m. on tuesday. forecast then in terms of what we are expecting tuesday, morning fog. sun and high clouds. as we get into wednesday, thursday, we get this change in weather. cold system bumps up against the coast. lower snow levels as well. when i come back, i will show you what i expect the system to do, comes from the north, drop snow levels and creates freezing conditions. it will be freezing in the bigger cities. see you back here. >> thank you. >>> trying to end gun violence, focusing on something other than the guns, the change they are calling for. >> you don't see this every day, incredible
. oakland at 31. that's downtown. livermore in the mid-20s. so these numbers for tomorrow morning, about the same as today, even a little cooler in just a few spots. san francisco forecast a low of 35 and redwood city, in the upper 20s. i am tracking warmer temperatures from the long range weather maps. i'll let you know when the cold snap will be coming to an end. >> thank you, mark. >>> san francisco airport operating this weekend on just one of its two parallel runways. crews closed runway 28 left yesterday and today for federally mandated work that includes improvements to lighting and navigational aids. an airport spokeswoman told us the closure is causing a few delays of half hour to an hour on flights arriving from other west coast airports. this is the first of three weekend closures for january. the runway is set to reopen tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. >>> the lockout is over, but the season is not yet under way. we will tell you why sharks fans in san jose were so excited today. >> it's definitely-- >> also, preparing for the inauguration. how organizers at the nation's capitol are get
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